Several modern languages are deemed 'strategically important' and 'vulnerable' by education policy makers and this is of grave concern to the humanities and social sciences. The British Academy makes this case to HEFCE's SIVS consultation.
‘Count Us In: Quantitative skills for a new generation’ calls for a cultural change across all phases of education and employment, together with a concerted, continuous national effort led by government. The findings and recommendations in ‘Count Us In’ are supported by evidence outlined in ‘State of the Nation’, a complementary report commissioned by the British Academy, from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research.
The British Academy commissioned the National Union of Students to research and produce a reort on student attitudes to debt and its impact on postgraduate participation. An online survey of 4,211 undergraduate students were undertaken.